Sources say US gunship bombed checkpoint just 30 minutes after police unit retook it from Taliban

A US gunship has killed at least eight Afghan policemen in a friendly fire airstrike in Helmand, according to local officials.

The incident is a setback for the US-Afghan fight against the Taliban in the embattled province, and comes as the US administration and its Nato allies are preparing the deployment of several thousand additional troops to Afghanistan.

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